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Words in Words (Spelling)
A fun visual spelling game to search for words within words, where you can choose to do visual word recognition or allow unjoined letter use (anagrams). Great for selecting a large word and letting students work independently or for the competitive, you can have teams work to get the most words or create a timed challenge for teams or individuals.Discuss Idea
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Guess the Words (Spelling)
A great game to improve spelling which involves riddles to challenge the learners mind to guess a focus word based on clues provided.Discuss Idea
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Motivating children with special educational needs
Understand the differences between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation and how to develop a stimulating learning environment. Pupils will be encouraged to make progress in their learning for the benefit of gaining knowledge or skills instead of for rewards like points and certificates. Ensure your classroom is an environment where a love of learning comes first and you celebrate the success of learning.Discuss Idea
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Frozen Tag - Stuck in the Mud
Stuck in the mud is a tradition 'tag' game and is a great heart raiser for any age. Also known as Stuck in the Mud, Scarecrow, Sticky-Glue, Zombie Tag, or Ice-and-Water (in Asia), players who are tagged are "stuck in the mud" or "frozen" and must stand in place with their arms stretched out until they are unfrozen.
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Fraction dominoes game - equivalent fractions
Children should match the fraction to its equivalent; keep matching until all dominoes are used. When you complete Set A try Set B
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Children as Teachers (Child-Led Learning)
Sometimes students can be their own best teacher if they just have someone around to listen to the ideas they are coming up with. Of course, schools tend to have very little time for such student reflection and even less time for teachers to just listen.
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Look, Say, Cover, Write, Check (Whole Class) - Improve Spelling Fast!
A simple spelling game using look,cover, write, check strategy. It helps children use a visual and auditory strategy for spelling.Discuss Idea
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Right and Wrong. - Select the correct spelling.
(Spelling) This game will help your students look at a variety of spellings and think about the correct spelling. It also offers you an opportunity to address common misconceptions in spelling.Discuss Idea
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What's the word?
This game helps students who struggle with spelling make progress, by giving them visual scaffolding they can solve by thinking about it.Discuss Idea
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3 Against 1 (Protect the King)
In this game up to 5 players will protect the king from being tagged, this is a fun PE game you can play anywhere. Kids love being the king!
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Which witch? Spelling the right word
This is a game to tackle common muddled words in the student's writing. Minimum required: Writing materials.Discuss Idea
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Just a minute (Kids)
The object of the game is for students to talk for sixty seconds on a given subject, "without repetition, hesitation or deviation"
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Equivalent Fractions Activity
A fun activity which stimulates thinking around equivalent fractions. Some of the children will compare these figures to improve their knowledge of equivalent fractions.
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Guess the word rules (spelling)
This activity will help the learner spell words by thinking about rules and conventions in a fun way. While you can use rules to help establish prefix and suffixes you must remember that there are exceptions. This activity works best if you allow the learner to discover the rule rather than tell them. See the attached resource for a list of prefixes and suffixes.Discuss Idea
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By listening carefully to how a word sounds we are (mostly) able to work out similar words we can spell and therefore how to spell the word we want.Discuss Idea
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Language for Encouragement
Those of us in education often ask what we can do to make a child's day more positive. Each day we can make a conscious effort to make a child's day a bit more positive by thinking about what we're going to say.
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Egg Boxes - Equivalent Fractions Game
A game where children discover equivalent fractions using egg boxes. Requires 2 or more players, simply print these steps for written instructions for children.
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Equivalent Fraction Cube Game
Cubes - An equivalent fractions game. Minimum players: 2 In this activity children will need cubes and an understanding that fractions are part of a whole. Simply view and print, give to children as written instructions.
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In this activity your students will learn to use kinaesthetic learning to practice their spellings.Discuss Idea
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10X Bigger! - Multiplication Activity
Students will explore multi-digit numbers and the relationship between ones, tens and hundreds; a digit in one place is 10x the digit in the place to its right. Students will use their bodies to represent digits in multi-digit numbers up to the hundredths place and compare these numbers using <, =, >. Students will use their bodies as multi-digit numbers to add and subtract.Discuss Idea
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Word Grids (spelling)
In this activity you will use a grid with letters inside to encourage the learner to think about spelling. Generally best if you have a vowel in the middle if you wish to play the Normal level. The vowel can be anywhere if you are playing easier. Making spelling fun.Discuss Idea